Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

Winnipeg one of first Canadian cities where Superstore gas stations becoming Mobil

Winnipeg motorists in the Polo Park area are among the first in the country to be able to fill up with Mobil gas.

winnipegfreepress.com

Union asks Melfort council to stand against privatization of local liquor store

The union that represents liquor store employees is calling for Melfort council to take a stand against the privatization of the city’s public liquor store.

parklandreview.ca

Amazon dreams out of Manitoba's reach

From a civic-boosterism perspective, the ambition is admirable. From a political-opportunism angle, the enthusiasm is predictable.

winnipegfreepress.com

Coffee leaf innovator Wize Monkey to hit 300 US stores

B.C.’s burgeoning social enterprise Wize Monkey is poised for expansion into the US market in 300 new stores this October, more than doubling their distribution.

What started as a graduate school project on building a business with global reach has become just that, employing more than 100 people in Nicaragua with a head office and packaging operation in Vancouver.

Wize Monkey’s coffee leaf tea — a product of the same plant that produces coffee beans — will be on shelves at Sprouts Farmers Market in 285 locations across 15 states, Whole Foods in California, as well as Mollie Stone’s and Rainbow Grocery Co-op...

vancouversun.com

City of Vancouver issues 12th marijuana-related business licence to Cambie St dispensary

Another dispensary has been issued a business licence in Vancouver.

straight.com